Tag Archives: Chris Dodd

CONNECTICUT: Richard Blumenthal Leads Linda McMahon By Slim Margin

When professional wrestling mogul Linda McMahon first announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate, many scoffed. (Including me.) But she won the GOP primary and now narrowly trails Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal in the race for the seat of retiring Sen. Chris Dodd.

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What Do We Think Of Linda McMahon?

I’m trying to figure out where we should stand on former WWE president Linda McMahon and her run for Chris Dodd’s Senate seat. The issues section of McMahon’s campaign site makes no mention of LGBT rights or same-sex marriage and a Google search on her name and those issues yields little. Dodd is retiring at the end of his current ...

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Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) To Retire

Mere hours after the retirement announcement of Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) comes the news that Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) will announce that he too is retiring at the end of this term. Unlike Dorgan, Dodd’s retirement is actually seen as a good thing for the Democrats. Embattled Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd (D) has scheduled a press conference at his home ...

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Pro Wrestling’s Linda McMahon To Run For Senate Against Chris Dodd (D-CT)

WWE CEO Linda McMahon, wife of pro-wrestling mogul Vince McMahon, has announced her candidacy to unseat Sen. Chris Dodd in Connecticut. McMahon, who is 60 and lives in Greenwich, is joining an increasingly crowded Republican field hoping to oust the man many perceive as the Senate’s weakest incumbent, Connecticut Democrat Christopher J. Dodd. “I have spent the past 30 years ...

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Friendly Voices – Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)

“Public officials aren’t supposed to change their minds. But I firmly believe that it’s important to keep learning. Last week, while I was in Connecticut meeting with members of the gay and lesbian community from across the state, I had the opportunity to tell them what I’ve learned about marriage, and about equality. While I’ve long been for extending every ...

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